Ford Escort 1st generation coupe 1.6 Mexico MT (1970–1974)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 1st generation coupe Modification: 1.6 Mexico MT Year of issue: 1970–1974

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l) 380
Front wheel track (mm) 1295
Wheelbase (mm) 2400
Height (mm) 1372
Width (mm) 1574
Rear wheel track (mm) 1320
Ground clearance (mm) 140
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1300
Curb Weight (kg) 891
Length (mm) 3984


Bore (mm) 81
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 77.6
Maximum torque (N • m) 124.5
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 4,000
Maximum power revolutions, min. (rpm) 5500
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Availability of intercooler Not
Engine power (hp) 84
Engine capacity (cm3) 1599
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Four
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Disk drives
Rear suspension Dependent, spring, with telescopic shock absorbers
Front suspension Independent McPherson, with anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km) 10.4
Fuel tank capacity (l) 41
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 11.1
Maximum speed (km / h) 167
Recommended fuel AI-92


Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 5.5 5.5
Rim diameter 13 13
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 13 13
Tire height 80 80
Tire width 165 165